Los Alamos National Laboratory Engineering Standards (Engineer 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Los Alamos National Laboratory, a premier nuclear weapons research and development laboratory, is seeking an individual with broad experience in the application of codes and standards in a highly regulated environment. You will work within a team of individuals recognized as experts in their fields with the goal of creatively and compliantly applying engineering standards to a broad range of facility related engineering functions. You will also interface and coordinate the application of both technical and regulatory requirements and standards related to facility design and configuration management.
As an Engineer 3, you will work within the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Engineering Services Facility Engineering (ES-FE) group and will report to the Conduct of Engineering Office Director. ES-FE is one of nine engineering groups within LANL’s Engineering Services Division that support LANL’s mission. Key responsibilities include, but are not necessarily limited to:
Serves as a Point of Contact (POC) and resource to the Laboratory and ES Division in the development, maintenance and improvement of Engineering Standards in the LANL Engineering Standards Manual (ESM), STD-342-100 through 600, including associated LANL facility engineering program elements;
Works with ESM chapter discipline owners to update and revise ESM chapters to meet current LANL, Department of Energy, and industry standards;
Owns select ESM chapters and is responsible for updating these chapters to align with technical and DOE requirements and industry best practices;
Serves as POC for variances, alternate methods, and clarifications relating to the ESM;
Mentors users in understanding and implementing the ESM and associated program elements;
Functions as POC in the development, delivery, and maintenance of ESM training courses.
Provides interface, coordination and technical input to other Engineering functions, including facility engineering processes, engineer qualification and design.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Demonstrated experience with the application of codes and standards applicable to nuclear facilities or a similar highly regulated field;
Advanced knowledge of national consensus codes, and standards relating to commercial facilities such as IBC, ASME, and NFPA;
Sound knowledge of Engineering, Project Management, Quality Assurance, Maintenance, Procurement and Operations processes; Expert knowledge in requirements management, configuration management, engineering document control, and performing assessments;
Demonstrated experience in synthesizing requirements and business practices (e.g. DOE, EPRI, INPO, Other DOE sites) into engineering processes and procedures;
Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong cross-functional working relationships; Demonstrated experience in implementing process improvements; Experience in producing reports for senior management. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Education/Experience: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an ABET-accredited college or university and a minimum of 10 years of practical work experience to the degree necessary to perform the responsibilities outlined above. Advanced engineering or technical degree is highly desired.
Expert knowledge of industry, regulatory, and DOE/NNSA complex codes, standards, and criteria pertinent to nuclear safety, facility design, and facility operations such as 10 CFR 830, ASME NQA-1, DOE 0 420.1 C, DOE STD 1189, and DOE STD 1073;
Demonstrated experience providing advice and consultation to management related to engineering.
Experience working with SharePoint or other information management software
Experience in writing, interpreting, enforcing and managing construction specifications
Expert knowledge of Engineering principles and procedures, safety basis interaction, design guides, appropriate standards, and administrative practices as applied to nuclear and high hazard facilities
Note to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants should submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses the key requirements of the position, along with a resume.
Location: This position will be physically located inLos Alamos, NM.
Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year.
Where You Will Work
Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:
§ PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network
§ Dental and vision insurance
§ Free basic life and disability insurance
§ Paid maternity and parental leave
§ Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
§ Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
§ Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)
§ Onsite gyms and wellness programs
§ Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)
Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.
Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements
for access to classified matter.
Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.
New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.
Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to PolicyPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.
Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Appointment Type
Contact Name Christensen, Richard Fredrick Jr
Vacancy Name: IRC85997
Organization Name ES-FE/FACILITIES ENGINEERING
Minimum Salary 103500
Maximum Salary 172800
Req ID: IRC85997
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